Photograph - Australian Sailors, H.M.A.S. Melbourne, World War I, 1914-1918 Image Reg. No: ST 039817

Summary:
Group of sailors taken on H.M.A.S.Melbourne, World War I. The image relates to the service of Stoker Sorell, W.M.
Description:
Black and white photograph on paper.
Description Of Content:
Group of 22 sailors taken on board a ship, probably H.M.A.S. Melbourne. One man (Sorell, W.M.) is not in uniform. He is probably a stoker. The other men are in uniforms. H.M.A.S. Melbourne is appears on their cap tally. Sitting in the front row is a man in a slightly different uniform, possibly of a higher rank than the other men. The photo has orderly rows and an official look.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs D. Squires, 1992
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: wars conflicts, uniforms, postcards, world war i 1914-1918, australian military forces, military memorabilia, sailors, naval forces
Themes this item is part of: The Royal Australian Navy, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: shipboard life
Inscriptions: Printed on back: ?POST CARD / Communication Address?
Printed vertically in centre: ?1071G?
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Royal Australian Navy (RAN), 1914-1919
Person Depicted: (Stoker) W. Sorell - Royal Australian Navy (RAN) HMAS Melbourne, 1914-1918

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